150 datasets found

  • UNESCO World natural heritage

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (World Heritage Convention, SR 0.451.41) was signed at the UNESCO General Conference in 1972....

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  • Federal Inventory of Fens of National Importance

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Fens are vestiges of earlier natural and cultural landscapes and are in sharp decline. They are home to highly-adapted symbiotic communities of plants and animals that include a...

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  • Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Floodplains, namely natural habitats in the flood zones of watercourses, are in decline. The scientific inventory of floodplains was commissioned by the FDHA in May 1981 and com...

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  • Swiss National Park

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Switzerland’s National Park was created in 1909 through private initiatives. When the Confederation took over, it was officially created on 1 August 1914. The park was expanded ...

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  • Distribution of ibex colonies

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    After being resettled in 1906, Alpine (Capra) ibex live in colonies of varying sizes throughout the Alpine region and in the Jura mountains. Because the growth of stocks in spec...

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  • Mapping of Floodplains of National Importance

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    In order to give cantons the option of taking the protection of floodplains of probable national importance into their own hands as quickly as possible, the Swiss Agency for the...

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  • Ramsar sites in Switzerland

    Geography, Territory and environment

    To protect wetlands, particularly because they are habitats for waterbirds and migratory birds, an international convention was signed in 1971 in Ramsar, Iran. Switzerland ratif...

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  • Federal Inventory of Amphibian Spawning Sites of National Importance - Shifti...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    There are currently 19 different amphibian species that live in Switzerland, and nearly all of them are included in the Red List of Threatened Species. The areas that contain we...

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  • Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance - Appendix 2

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Floodplains, namely natural habitats in the flood zones of watercourses, are in decline. The scientific inventory of floodplains was commissioned by the FDHA in May 1981 and com...

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  • Inventory of quaking bogs

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The inventory of quaking bogs in Switzerland contains discovered primary quaking bogs of a specific minimum size with transition and raised bog characteristics (83 bogs). This i...

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  • Perimeters of existing spectral micro-zoning studies

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Perimeters for which a spectral seismic micro-zonation study is available with links to further information. The amplification of seismic waves through the local geology is mode...

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  • Map of seismic subsoil categories according to the standard SIA 261

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Subsoil classes are one of the parameter required to determine the earthquake loads on a structure according to the standard SIA 261. Standard SIA 261 defines six subsoilclasses...

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  • Water availability for plants

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    Too little water is available to the trees more and more often: •The vegetation and soil release water into the atmosphere, even moreso the warmer and drier the air. Plants evap...

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  • Protection forest regions NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    According to the geometry of the data set, Switzerland is divided into six areas. They represent different forest growth and protective forest conditions.

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  • Economic regions NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    Switzerland is divided into fourteen areas according to the geometry of the data set. They represent different forest growth and economic conditions and represent a refinement o...

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  • Relief shading of vegetation height model NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    Information on vegetation height is determined using remote sensing methods with active and passive sensors. LiDAR is an active sensor. An optical sensor, for example an aerial ...

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  • Production regions NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    According to the geometry of the data set, Switzerland is divided into five areas, namely Jura, Central Plateau, Pre-Alps, Alps, and the southern side of the Alps. They represen...

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  • Areas of silver fir

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the areas of silver fir occurrence. In the main area, fir is naturally involved to a considerable extent in the stand development in the upper montane and high-mon...

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  • Forest ecoregions

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the Forest Ecoregions. They differ in terms of climatic factors, forest vegetation and altitudinal vegetation belts. The southernmost tip of Ticino is considered t...

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  • Altitudinal vegetation belts in Switzerland for 2085 with less dry future cli...

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    This map shows the altitudinal vegetation belts of forest vegetation in Switzerland for the period 2070-2099 assuming a less dry future climate. The following altitudinal vegeta...

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